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Globe-Trotter: Kimberly Ovitz

Kimberly Ovitz launched her first collection in the Spring of 2009. It?s hard to believe her namesake line hasn?t been around for over a decade. We sat down with Kimberly Ovitz to gain some insight into her busy life that most definitely includes traveling.
Kimberly Ovitz launched her first colletion in the Spring of 2009.  It?s hard to believe her namesake line hasn?t been around for over a decade.  Her minimalistic and equestrian- inspired pieces seem to be the staples that I most covet in my closet. Ovitz began interning in the industry at the ripe age of 14, and the rest is fashion history.  Love the Kimberly Ovitz line as well? You can bid on a Kimberly Ovitz package at www.charitybuzz.com for a studio visit and a hefty gift certificate to shop her collection.  How?s that for philanthropic fashion?
 
We sat down with Kimberly Ovitz to gain some insight into her admirable life that most definitely includes traveling.
 
 
You?ve worked with classic design houses like Chanel and mst cutting-edge brands like Imitation of Christ.  How do you incorporate these different experiences and influences into your designs?
 
I was able to take bits and pieces from each experience I had and apply it to what I am doing today.  At Chanel I viewed the process of how an ultimate high-end couture house develops a collection.  At Imitation I experienced a smaller operation in which the creative process was stemmed from various vintage pieces that were being re-worked and re-invented for a denim license. 
 
 
 

 

Are there certain places in the world that inspire you? What cities do you feel have a true style identity?

 

 

I?m inspired by anywhere I have traveled or lived.  I?m grateful for having had the opportunity to see many places to draw inspiration from.  I think every city has its own style identity.  LA, NY, Paris, London?they all have a different aesthetic.

 
 
What are your favorite travel destinations? Where have you never been  tobut are dying to visit?
 
Italy and the Bahamas. I would like to go back to Japan and also travel to Thailand, Australia, Bali and Fiji.
 
 

 

What are your travel essentials?

 

Books, bikinis, sweats and my two English bulldogs.

 

 
 
Where have you encountered the best finds?
 
Definitely Paris!
 
 
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